THE science of anthropology has suffered a grievous loss by the death of Arthur Bernard Deacon in Malekula, New Hebrides, of heart-failure following black-water fever, on Mar. 12. Mr. Deacon was born of British parents at Nicolaiev, South Russia, on Jan. 21,1903, and came to England in 1916. He attended the Nottingham High School, where he did remarkably well. He obtained a State Scholarship, an Old Boys' Exhibition, and an Open Scholarship at Trinity College, Cambridge, and obtained firsts in the Natural Science Tripos, Part I, in 1923, the Mediaeval and Modern Languages Tripos (Literature and History), with distinction in Russian, in 1924, and the Anthropological Tripos in 1925, and was appointed to the Anthony Wilkin Studentship.
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HADDON, A. Mr. A. B. Deacon. Nature 119, 609 (1927). https://doi.org/10.1038/119609a0